Beverley ARLC will get their pre-season under way this Saturday with a trip into Hull as the club confirm their first friendlies ahead of the 2017 season.
With training now in full swing for the blue and golds in preparation for the fourth-coming 2017 campaign the club will start to look to get game time under their belts so they can hit the ground running.
Head coach Scott Taylor and Director of Rugby Pat Howdle have announced the first three pre-season friendlies, two that will be played at home and one will be played away.
This Saturday Beverley ARLC will make the short trip to Marist Sports Club to take on Myton Warriors. The Hull outfit earned promotion last season to the National Conference Premier Division.
Myton Warriors have withdrawn their ‘A’ team and Academy sides from the Hull & District League in order to enter them in the Yorkshire Men’s League.
It is not clear how stronger side Myton will put out against Beverley but it is likely that it will be a mixture of all 3 open age sides.
Similarly Beverley are likely to give every squad member some game time that Kicks off at 2PM.
Beverley’s next friendly will on 4 February when National Conference Division Three outfit Eastmoor Dragons from Wakefield who will visit the Beverley Leisure Centre with Hull Dockers also heading to Beverley for the third game.
This game could be a real test of Beverley’s credentials as the West Yorkshire Club is aiming for National Conference status in the future.
Meanwhile Beverley are one of 21 sides that have entered the British Amateur Rugby League Association competition, the BARLA National Cup.
Beverley have received a bye to the second round which will take place on 11 February and will be the club’s first competitive fixture in 2017.